Ana Rita Díaz-Muñoz, MA

Ana Rita received her BA in sociology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Santiago, Chile, and her MA in social demography from the Universidad Nacional de Luján. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Buenos Aires’ prestigious College of Social Sciences and a researcher at the Instituto de Desarrollo Económico y Social where she specializes in social, population, and health policy. Previously, she served as the academic director for SIT’s Argentina: Regional Integration, Development, and Social Change program. She joined SIT in the fall of 2005.

Ana Rita was a professor at the University of Buenos Aires law school in the family studies master’s program from 2000 to 2017. She has extensive experience as a consultant for government and international agencies such as the Pan American Health Organization; the United Nations Development Programme; the United Nations Population Fund; and the Inter-American Development Bank.

Her research is on poverty, social policy, and health system reforms. Currently, she is researching the impact of social policies in reducing social inequality in early childhood. She is the author of numerous books, academic articles, and technical reports.


  • MA, Universidad Nacional de Luján
  • BA, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Santiago
Ana Rita Díaz-Muñoz, MA